Gordana Vukadinović, Ph.D. Full Professor

Gordana-Vukadinovic

Gordana Vukadinović, Ph.D. Full Professor
Head of the Department

Born in Novi Sad in 1949. She graduated from the Faculty of Law in Novi Sad in 1971 where she also received her LL.M. degree in 1977 with thesis “The Ideas of Law in Writings of Jean Jacques Rousseau”. In 1981, she successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation entitled, “Notion of Self-Managing Rights” which was graded with distinctions at the Belgrade Faculty of Law. She was elected Assistant at the Novi Sad Faculty of Law in 1972, for Assistant Professor in 1983, for Associate Professor in 1989, and for Full Professor in 1995. She teaches courses in Theory of State and Law to law students and students of the Internal Affairs studies group. She also teaches elective courses in Legal Methodology, Legal Philosophy, History of Legal and Political Theories, and Legal Ethics. She is Head of the Department of Theory of State and Law, Philosophy of Law and Sociology and Coordinator of the postgraduate studies programme in Legal Theory.


Professor Gordana Vukadinović, Ph.D. was in Amsterdam (1974); Strasbourg (1974) where she finished two courses in comparative law; Paris (1985, 1985, 1994) at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). In 1987 she completed the course of German language at Goethe Institut (Izerlon) in Germany. She also had several study visits to law faculties in Szeged, Pécs (Hungary), Hale, Regensburg (Germany), and Paris (France). She was a national reporter at International Congresses for Comparative Law (Athens, Greece), (Bristol, UK), (Brisbane, Australia).

Professor Gordana Vukadinović, Ph.D. is on the editorial board of the Archive for Legal and Social Sciences and Human Rights, member of the board for General Legal Encyclopaedia, member of Presidium of the Serbian Association of Lawyers, member of Presidium of the Association for Comparative Law of Yugoslavia, member of Presidium of the Association for Theory, Philosophy and Sociology of Law of Yugoslavia, member of the Social Sciences Board of Matica Srpska, member of editorial board of the Kopaonik School for Natural Law, and expert for legal theory at the Federal Secretariat for Development, Science and Protection of Environment.

Areas of her academic interest: legal theory, history of political and legal theories.

Professor Gordana Vukadinović, Ph.D. published around 150 academic writings.

Languages: French, English.

Books:
1. Gordana Vukadinović, “The Ideas of Law in Writings of Jean Jacques Rousseau”, master thesis, Novi Sad, 1977.
2. Gordana Vukadinović: “Notion of Self-Managing Rights”, doctoral dissertation Belgrade, 1981
3. Gordana Vukadinović, Marijana Pajvančić, Theory of State and Political System of SFRY, Novi Sad, 1982.
4. Gordana Vukadinović, Selfmanagement Law, Novi Sad, 1987.
5. Gordana Vukadinović, System of Delegate Representation – Relations between Electorate, Delegations and Delegates, Novi Sad, 1985.
6. Gordana Vukadinović, Selected Texts on Legal Theory, Belgrade, 1989 (2nd ed. Novi Sad, 1993; 3rd ed. Priština 1996; 4th ed. Novi Sad, 1998).
7. Gordana Vukadinović, Jean Jacques Rousseau and Natural Law, Novi Sad, 1993 (2nd ed. 1998).
8. Radivoj Stepanov – Gordana Vukadinović, Rule of Law, Novi Sad, 1995.
9. Radivoj Stepanov – Gordana Vukadinović, Law and Disapprovals, Novi Sad, 1998.
10. Radivoj Stepanov – Gordana Vukadinović, Legal Thought of XX century, Petrovaradin, 2000.
11. Radivoj Stepanov – Gordana Vukadinović, Legal Theory, vol. I, Petrovaradin, 2001.
12. Radivoj Stepanov – Gordana Vukadinović, Legal Theory, vol. II, Petrovaradin, 2002.
13. Radivoj Stepanov – Gordana Vukadinović, Theory of Law and State, Petrovaradin, 2003.
14. Gordana Vukadinović, General Concept of Law, Petrovaradin, Novi Sad, 2003.
15. Gordana Vukadinović – Radivoj Stepanov, Modernity of Law: Anthology of Different Schools of Legal Thought, Petrovaradin, 2003.
16. Radivoj Stepanov – Gordana Vukadinović, Introduction to Philosophy of Law, Petrovaradin 2004.
17. Gordana Vukadinović, Theory of State and Law, Book II, Petrovaradin 2005.
18.American Jurisprudence of the 20th Century, Novi Sad, 2007

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Dragutin Avramovic, Ph.D. Associate Professor

Dragutin Avramovic

Dragutin Avramovic, Ph.D. Associate Professor

Born in Belgrade in 1980. He graduated from the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law in 2003 with average grade 9.87 out of 10.00. He was firstly volunteering in judiciary within the First Municipal Court in Belgrade, and passed the Bar exam in 2006. In 2009 he received academic degree of Magister (magister iuris) from the University of Novi Sad Faculty of Law with thesis “Declaration of State of Emergency”. He received his PhD degree from the same University in October 2011 having defended cum laude dissertation “Contemporary Legal State – Aspects in Legal Theory”.

In 2004 he was elected Teaching Assistant at the Police Academy in Belgrade (now the Academy of Criminalistics and Police Studies - CPA) in the subject Introduction to Law. In 2009 he was promoted within the same institution to the position of Teaching Assistant both in Introduction to Law and in Constitutional Law. He was engaged in teaching activities within the Master course “Police and Human Rights”, and served as Secretary of the Department for Legal Sciences. In 2012 he was elected Assistant Professor at the University of Novi Sad Faculty of Law in Theory of State and Law, while he is also teaching Legal Philosophy and Rhetoric. At master level he is teaching History of Political and Legal Theories and Legal Methodology, as well as master course Introduction to Law at the University of Novi Sad Faculty of Philosophy. He was a member of the Committee for evaluation and defence of many master theses’ as well as of a PhD dissertation, and was engaged as a mentor at the master level. He has been appointed Associate Professor in 2017.

He participated at different international and national conferences with contributions, such as “1888 Constitution of the Kingdom of Serbia – 125 years after”, Faculty of Law University of Belgrade and CPA, Belgrade 2013; „Constitutional Challenges: Global and Local“, IX Congress of International Association of Constitutional Law, University of Oslo Faculty of Law, Oslo 2014; „Scientific Legacy of Radomir Lukić“, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts and Faculty of Law University of Belgrade, Belgrade 2014; “An Outlook upon the Constitution of Serbia – ten years later”, Faculty of Law University of Belgrade and Serbian Jurist Club, Belgrade 2016. In 2011 he paid a study visit to London and Oxford while preparing his PhD thesis.

He was involved in a few projects, having been Secretary of the one financed by the Ministry of Education and Sciences of the Republic of Serbia, titled “Development of institutional capacities, standards and procedures in opposing organized crime and terrorism”. He was working in the University of Novi Sad Faculty of Law project “Legal Tradition and New Legal Challenges”, as well as in the project “Theoretical and practical problems of creation and application of law: Serbia and the EU”. He published more than 40 academic articles.

He is a member and one of the founders of the Serbian Jurist Club (SJC), he served as Secretary of the NATEF (Novi Sad Association for Theory, Ethics and Philosophy of Law), and he is a member of the Faculty Senate. By the decision of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Serbia he is an appointed member of the Bar Exam Examination Board for the subject Constitutional law and justice organizational law.

Area of academic interest: theory of state, legal state (rule of law), human rights, state of emergency.

Languages: English (fluent), French (passive knowledge), Latin (elementary level).

Books:

D. Simović, D. Avramović, R. Zekavica, Human Rights, CPA, Belgrade 2013.

G. Vukadinović, D. Avramović, Introduction to Law, Novi Sad 2014.

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Dragana Ćorić Ph. D., Assistant Professor

Coric Dragana

Dragana Ćorić Ph. D., Assistant Professor

Born in Leskovac in 1976. She graduated from the Novi Sad Faculty of Law in 2000. She worked as an intern at a law office in Novi Sad from 2000 to 2001. In 2001, she was elected for the position of Assistant for the course in Theory of State and Law.

She was the Secretary of the Department for Theory of State and Law, Philosophy of Law and Sociology.

She successfully completed a specialization course Comparative Studies of Central Europe and specialization studies Deutsche Rechtsschule “2002/2003” in German, organized by the Novi Sad Faculty of Law and the University of Münster (Germany).

During the 2004/2005 academic year, she took part in lecturing at the Legal English optional course, teaching the Rules of Professional Conduct, Conflicts of Interest Between Lawyer and Client and Organization of Courts in the USA.

As of March 2004, she is on the list of reviewers of the Political Studies Review published by the Department of Government of the London School of Economics and Political Science for the fields of Legal Theory, Methodology, Political Parties and Political Theory.

She has participated in the following seminars and conferences: Achieving National Consensus for Accession to the EU, EU enlargement of 2004 and its Impact on Candidate Countries, IUC Dubrovnik, Living in Multiethnic Environments, Helsinki Board for Human Rights in Serbia, Novi Sad Division.

Area of academic interest: justice and equity, time factor in law, retroactivity, legal norms, (con)federalism.

She is the author of around 50 academic works.

Book:
Time in Law, Centar za izdavačku delatnost Pravnog fakulteta u Novom Sadu, Novi Sad 2007. 

Languages: Russian, English, German, Italian, Spanish.

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Ilija Jovanov, Assistant

Ilija Jovanov

Ilija Jovanov, Assistant
Secretary of the Department

Born in Vrsac in 1984. Graduated from the Secondary School of Music in Belgrade in 2003. Enrolled Novi Sad Faculty of Law  in 2006, graduated in 2011. During the studies he was awarded  with distinguished prize of University of Novi Sad for extraordinary achievements in 2006/07. academic year. He enrolled Master’s studies in 2011. He was elected Teaching Assistant in 2012. for teaching course Theory of State and Law.

Languages: English, French

Tutorial: Wednesdays from 11,00 am to 12, 00 pm

Room 52, II floor

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